Residents of District 2 and District 4 in Charlotte go back to the polls Tuesday for runoff elections in the Democratic primary for Charlotte City Council.
Because no candidate reached 40 percent in the September primary, a second round of voting will be held Tuesday.
In District 2, which covers northwest Charlotte, Alvin Al Austin is facing Brenda Stevenson. The winner will face Republican Darryl Broome. In the Sept. 10 primary, Austin finished with 34.2 percent, besting Stevensons 31.5 percent.
They are seeking to replace current City Council member James Mitchell, who lost the Democratic primary for mayor.
In District 4, which covers northeast Charlotte, Greg Phipps barely missed winning the election outright. He finished the primary with 39.97 percent. He will battle against Wil Russell, who had 20.8 percent.
The winner will face unaffiliated candidate Michael Zytkow, who won a place on the ballot by getting 3,063 signatures.
Michael Barnes is the current District 4 representative. He is running for an at-large seat.
Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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